No goodbyes for David Silva. Twelve minutes were enough last night to show his technical power and open the door of the quarterfinals of the European Cup -Title that resists him at 34 years old and that is now played in a fixed venue like Lisbon-. It was his 435th match with Manchester City -77 goals, 140 assists-. Chain a decade in the service of the citizen empire and hurries his cycle. He will play the quarterfinals against Lyon in France in the Portuguese capital (Saturday, August 15), the scene of the remainder of the Champions League weirdest by virus.
Since the 2009-10 campaign he has not stopped make history at Manchester City. Yesterday, played his last match at the Etihad Stadium. It could be the last of his golden cycle but logic prevailed. In his last campaign, his future points to Italy, after discarding the option of returning to the Mestalla stadium.
The father of the talented player from Arguineguín, Fernando Jimenez, a former Mestalla security worker, made it clear on Onda Cero that Chino looks to Italy. “I would have liked him to have decided to come to Spain and go to Valencia. He said that returning to Spain would be difficult. He wanted to experiment in another League. He was there and the second parts are not good (…) La Liga He likes Italian very much and would like to go there, although at the moment there are many offers. I wouldn’t mind if he went to Rome. “
The flowers from Guardiola to Silva are the common denominator in this course. “It is everything, pure fantasy. It is a unique footballer.” Who still has one last dance left with City in the quarterfinals against Lyon.